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Sub-Mariner (1968 1st Series) comic books

  • Issue #1
    Sub-Mariner (1968 1st Series) 1
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    • Slight corner tear in first three pages.
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    • Slab: Scuffing to inner well of case; Debris trapped between case and inner well
    • Label #2090878002
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    • Paper: Off white
    • Slab: Standard, no notable issues
    • Label #0241241003
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    • Label #2043328002
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    • Slab: Minor side edge crack
    • Label #3781030002
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    • Paper: Off white
    • Slab: Scuffing to inner well of case
    • Label #3782339025
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    • 3/4" Cumulative spine split. Water damage.
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    "Years of Glory, Day of Doom!" Guest-starring the Fantastic Four. Written by Roy Thomas. Art by John Buscema and Frank Giacoia. Imperius Rex! Witness the startling origin of Prince Namor. Plus, how can the scion of Atlantis defeat a foe who can read his thoughts and knows his every move before he does? 36 pages, FC. Cover price $0.12.

  • Issue #2
    Sub-Mariner (1968 1st Series) 2

    "Cry...Triton!" Guest-starring Triton. Written by Roy Thomas. Art by John Buscema and Frank Giacoia. The evil machinations of the nefarious Plant Man set the two mightiest undersea heroes on the planet against each other! Can Prince Namor and the Inhuman Triton stop pounding on each other long enough to stop the true villain of this piece? Featuring a cameo by the Uncanny Inhumans. 32 pages, FC. Cover price $0.12.

  • Issue #3
    Sub-Mariner (1968 1st Series) 3
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    • Paper: Off white to white
    • Label #3832766017
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    "On a Clear Day You Can See the Leviathan!" Guest-starring Triton. Written by Roy Thomas. Art by John Buscema and Frank Giacoia. can even the Savage Sub-Mariner and the uncanny Inhuman Triton stop the mad scheme of the diabolical Plant Man? 32 pages, FC. Cover price $0.12.

  • Issue #4
    Sub-Mariner (1968 1st Series) 4
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    "Who Strikes for Atlantis?!" Written by Roy Thomas. Art by John Buscema and Frank Giacoia. The Oceans tremble as the undersea warlord Attuma sieges the Kingdom of Atlantis! 32 pages, FC. Cover price $0.12.

  • Issue #5
    Sub-Mariner (1968 1st Series) 5
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    • Paper: Cream to off white
    • Label #2130121004
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    • Water damage.
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    1st appearance of Tiger Shark. "Watch Out for Tiger Shark!" Written by Roy Thomas. Art by John Buscema and Frank Giacoia. Get ready for the most dangerous creature that ever swam the ocean depths - Tiger Shark. Can even the mighty Sub-Mariner survive this deadly new foe? 32 pages, FC. Cover price $0.12.

  • Issue #6
    Sub-Mariner (1968 1st Series) 6
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    • Paper: Off white
    • Label #3807686010
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    • Paper: Cream to off white
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    2nd appearance of Tiger Shark. "...And to the Vanquished - Death!" Written by Roy Thomas. Art by John Buscema and Dan Adkins. It's a true clash of titans as the mighty Prince Namor battles the savage Tiger Shark for supremacy of the Seven Seas! 32 pages, FC. Cover price $0.12.

  • Issue #7
    Sub-Mariner (1968 1st Series) 7
    Auction opens September 27
    • Only one staple (Manufacturing).

    Written by Roy Thomas. Art by John Buscema and Dan Adkins. It's a battle even the Savage Sub-Mariner may not be able to win as he enters the surface world where man's law is supreme. 32 pages, FC. Cover price $0.12.

  • Issue #8
    Sub-Mariner (1968 1st Series) 8
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    • 1" spine split from bottom of comic. Centerfold detached at one staple.
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    1st Printing. "In the Rage of Battle!" Guest-starring the Thing. Written by Roy Thomas. Art by John Buscema and Dan Adkins. It's the heavyweight bout for the championship as the Savage Sub-Mariner clashes with the ever-lovin' blue-eyed Thing! 32 pages, FC. NOTE: 1994 JC Penney reprint exists. Can be identified by having a Stridex ad on the back cover. Cover price $0.12.

  • Issue #9
    Sub-Mariner (1968 1st Series) 9
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    "The Spell of the Serpent!" Written by Roy Thomas. Art by Marie Severin and Dan Adkins. The sinister Serpent Crown has turned the citizens of Atlantis against their monarch. Even Lady Dorma falls under the thrall of the evil artifact. Can Namor's indomitable will stand against the mind numbing power of the Serpent Crown? "The Spell of the Serpent!" Tiger Shark cameo. NOTE: 1st appearance of the Serpent Crown. Cover price $0.12.

  • Issue #10
    Sub-Mariner (1968 1st Series) 10

    Written by Roy Thomas. Art by Gene Colan. Prince Namor battles the creature called Barracuda for the right to possess the enigmatic Serpent Crown and with it - the world! 32 pages, FC. Cover price $0.12.

  • Issue #11
    Sub-Mariner (1968 1st Series) 11
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    • Paper: Off white to white
    • Slab: Standard, no notable issues
    • Label #3807686001

    Written by Roy Thomas. Art by Gene Colan. Prince Namor faces his greatest challenge yet as his very domain is threatened with war! 32 pages, FC. Cover price $0.12.

  • Issue #12
    Sub-Mariner (1968 1st Series) 12
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    Written by Roy Thomas. Prince Namor finds himself fighting for his life against bizarre creatures in an arena of death! 32 pages, FC. Cover price $0.12.

  • Issue #14
    Sub-Mariner (1968 1st Series) 14
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    "Burn, Namor, Burn!" Written by Roy Thomas. Art by Marie Severin and Mike Esposito. Caught between the diabolical machinations of the mad Thinker and the Puppet Master, Prince Namor and the original Human Torch are forced to fight to the death! It's water vs. fire in the ultimate battle for the ages! Featuring cameos by the Avengers, Spider-Man, Nick Fury, the X-Men and the Thing. Includes pin-ups by Bill Everett, Jack Kirby, and Alan Weiss. 32 pages, FC. Cover price $0.12.

  • Issue #15
    Sub-Mariner (1968 1st Series) 15

    Last 12c cover-priced issue. Cover pencils by Marie Severin and John Romita (alterations), inks by Joe Sinnott and John Romita (alterations). "The Day of the Dragon," script by Roy Thomas, pencils by Marie Severin, inks by Vince Colletta; Namor returns to Atlantis where he is well received, but learns that Lady Dorma has been captured by Diane Arless who demands that Namor turn over her brother Tiger Shark; Namor comes to Lady Dorma's rescue and learns that Diane Arless has been influenced by Dr. Dorcas; Namor subdues the Dragon Man and convinces Diane that he genuinely wants to help Tiger Shark. Letter pages pencils by Gene Colan, inks by Dan Adkins. 36 pgs., full color. $0.12. Cover price $0.12.

  • Issue #16
    Sub-Mariner (1968 1st Series) 16
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    First 15c cover-priced issue. Cover pencils by Marie Severin, inks by Frank Giacoia. "The Sea That Time Forgot!", script by Roy Thomas, pencils by Marie Severin, inks by Mike Esposito (as Joe Gaudioso); Namor is informed that Tiger Shark has been seen near the Sargasso Sea and he makes his way out there; He confronts Tiger Shark who has allied himself with a group of Immortals bent on ruling the world; However, when the Immortals leave the mists of the Sargasso Sea, they begin to age instantly and die; Tiger Shark attempts to unleash a deadly virus, but Namor and the sacrifice of Dr. Newell ensure that it causes no harm; Unfortunately, Tiger Shark escapes, but Namor vows to kill him when they next meet. 36 pgs., full color. $0.15. Cover price $0.15.

  • Issue #17
    Sub-Mariner (1968 1st Series) 17
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    • Paper: Off white to white
    • Slab: Standard, no notable issues
    • Label #3818959022

    Cover pencils by Marie Severin, inks by Mike Esposito. "From the Stars, the Stalker," script by Roy Thomas, pencils by Marie Severin and Jack Katz (as Jay Hawk), inks by Mike Esposito (as Joe Gaudioso); The traitorous priest Kormok decries that Namor must perform the Ritual of Renewal and dip Neptune's Trident in the flames that spawned it; Of course, it's a trap. Kormok has made a deal with an alien race that seeks to steal Earth's water and needs Namor for an as yet unknown reason; The Stalker attacks Namor, and Namor proves to be too much for the Stalker; Unfortunately, the Stalker activates a funnel beam that sucks Namor out into space. 36 pgs., full color. $0.15. Cover price $0.15.

  • Issue #18
    Sub-Mariner (1968 1st Series) 18

    Cover pencils by Marie Severin and John Romita (alterations), inks by Mike Esposito and John Romita (alterations). "Side-By-Side With Triton," script by Roy Thomas, pencils by Marie Severin, inks by Mike Esposito (as Joe Gaudioso); Namor awakens on an operating table in the Stalker's ship and listens to him gloat about his plan to rob the Earth of its precious oceans; Namor learns that Triton is also being held captive and frees him; Together, they battle through the Stalker's troops and prevent the Stalker from bringing about the Earth's doom; They're returned to Earth, but Namor discovers that the aliens have operated on his gills and they no longer allow him to breath underwater; Triton promises to return the trident to Atlantis. 36 pgs., full color. $0.15. Cover price $0.15.

  • Issue #19
    Sub-Mariner (1968 1st Series) 19
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    Cover pencils by Marie Severin, inks by Johnny Craig. 1st appearance of Sting Ray in "Support Your Local Sting-Ray," script by Roy Thomas, pencils by Marie Severin, inks by Johnny Craig; Namor learns that he has lost his ability to fly and to breathe underwater; Taken by surprise, he's captured by the costumed adventurer Sting-Ray and turned over to the authorities; Namor escapes, but is pursued by Sting-Ray until he's able to convince Sting-Ray that he isn't as evil as the government claims. 36 pgs., full color. $0.15. Cover price $0.15.

  • Issue #21
    Sub-Mariner (1968 1st Series) 21
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    • Paper: Off white to white
    • Slab: Standard, no notable issues
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    "Invasion from the Ocean Floor!" Script by Roy Thomas. Pencils by Marie Severin. Inks by Johnny Craig. Cover by Marie Severin and Johnny Craig. With Prince Namor trapped in Manhattan, Lady Dorma and Warlord Seth send the Atlantis attack fleet to rescue him! But the Sub-Mariner knows that the imperial fleet's arrival in New York Harbor will start a massive war with the surface people! And to make matters worse Seth blows the Horn of Proteus to summon giant sea creatures to join the attack! Oh my, does the Avenging Son have any hope of stopping all-out war? Cameo appearance by the Thing. 32 pages. Cover price $0.15.

  • Issue #22
    Sub-Mariner (1968 1st Series) 22
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    • Paper: White
    • Slab: Other - see grading notes
    • Scuffing to inner well.
    • Label #0216011003
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    Auction opens October 4
    • Cover oxidation.

    Part 2 of 3 - Guest-starring Dr. Strange. Story continued from Doctor Strange (1968-1969 1st Series) #183. Story concludes in Incredible Hulk (1962-1999 1st Series) #126. NOTE: This is the three-part tale that saw the beginnings of the partnership that would lead Doctor Strange, Sub-Mariner, and the Hulk to becoming Marvel's Defenders. - Odinson, Lone Star Comics Archivist Cover price $0.15.

  • Issue #23
    Sub-Mariner (1968 1st Series) 23
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    Cover pencils by Marie Severin, inks by Mike Esposito. First appearance of Orka in "The Coming of Orka," script by Roy Thomas, pencils by Marie Severin, inks by Johnny Craig; Returning to his undersea realm, Namor comes across a large herd of killer whales, led by the monstrous Orka, and takes him on; Namor is defeated by Orka, but follows him and discovers that Dr. Dorcas and Krang are actually behind Orka's powers, and are planning an attack on Atlantis; Namor gains the upper hand by threatening Krang's life which prompts Orka to turn against Dorcas; However, Namor's plan comes undone and he's taken down hard by Orka; Following Krang's orders, Orka puts a stun-collar and chains on the Sub-Mariner; Krang then announces an intention of marching into Atlantis with an enslaved Namor. 36 pgs., full color. $0.15. Cover price $0.15.

  • Issue #25
    Sub-Mariner (1968 1st Series) 25
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    Cover pencils by Marie Severin, inks by Sal Buscema. "A World My Enemy!", script by Roy Thomas, pencils by Sal Buscema, inks by Jim Mooney and Mike Esposito (as Joe Gaudioso); Upon discovering chemical weapons that were dumped into the ocean, Namor is fed up dealing with the surface dwellers and decides to take a more proactive stance against them; He travels to New York City where he addresses the United Nations and warns them to immediately cease poisoning his oceans or they will have to answer to him. A special note by Roy Thomas discussing a special letter which is printed from science fiction writer and Marvel fan Roger Zelazny. 36 pgs., full color. $0.15. Cover price $0.15.

  • Issue #26
    Sub-Mariner (1968 1st Series) 26
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    • Paper: White
    • Label #3881944009

    Cover pencils by Sal Buscema, inks by Mike Esposito. ""Kill!" Cried the Raven!", script by Roy Thomas, pencils by Sal Buscema, inks by Mike Esposito (as Joe Gaudioso); Namor makes his way to the surface world and seeks out Diane Arliss to help him find the Red Raven whose capsule was discovered by humans; Namor awakens the Red Raven from his suspended animation in hopes of recruiting an ally for Atlantis; Unfortunately, the Red Raven is keen on taking over the Earth; He battles past Namor and returns to his sunken island; Fortunately, the Sub-Mariner stops him from awakening his people and takes him down; However, a desperate Red Raven tries to awaken them only to discover that his people died years ago and the suspended animation has only preserved their bodies; In his rage, the Red Raven destroys his sunken island and Namor escapes to safety. Letter from Marc De Matteis. Promo for Alter Ego #10. 36 pgs., full color. $0.15. Cover price $0.15.

  • Issue #27
    Sub-Mariner (1968 1st Series) 27

    Cover pencils by Sal Buscema, inks by Mike Esposito. "When Wakes the Kraken!", script by Roy Thomas, pencils by Sal Buscema, inks by Mike Esposito (as Joe Gaudioso); Commander Kraken captures Dorma and Diane Arliss and tries to use them to get Sub-Mariner to join his group of pirates. Letter from Bernie Bubnis, a fan who put together the first New York Comic Book Convention. 36 pgs., full color. $0.15. Cover price $0.15.

  • Issue #28
    Sub-Mariner (1968 1st Series) 28

    Cover pencils by Sal Buscema, inks by Mike Esposito. "Youthquake!", script by Roy Thomas, pencils by Sal Buscema, inks by Mike Esposito (as Joe Gaudioso); Namor spends some time in New York City with Diane Arliss; Namor gets involved with a youth group protesting against the destruction of a park for more development; Defying the protesters, the head developer, Sam Westman, sets Brutivac, a monstrous mechanical machine, against them; Namor faces off against the Brutivac until Westman realizes that he has endangered his son and is forced to look at this situation from another perspective. Astonishing Tales ad featuring Ka-Zar and Dr. Doom! Amazing Adventures ad featuring The Inhumans. 36 pgs., full color. $0.15. Cover price $0.15.

  • Issue #29
    Sub-Mariner (1968 1st Series) 29
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    Cover pencils by Sal Buscema. "Fear Is the Hunter!", script by Roy Thomas, pencils by Sal Buscema, inks by Mike Esposito (as Joe Gaudioso); The Huntsman uses the Sirens' call to lure in Namor and sap his will; He then sets Namor after Hercules who the Huntsman has been ordered by Zeus to return to Olympus; Namor finds Hercules and attacks him; He comes to his senses when their battle threatens some villagers; The Huntsman then summons monsters from Greco-Roman mythology to defeat Hercules; Together Namor and Hercules defeat the monsters and the Huntsman; However, Zeus takes note of the battle and Namor's valor and brings his son back to Olympus to discuss Hercules' sojourn on Earth. Cont'd from Ka-Zar #1; Hercules appears next in Avengers #98. 36 pgs., full color. $0.15. Cover price $0.15.

  • Issue #30
    Sub-Mariner (1968 1st Series) 30
    • Paper: Off white
    • Slab: Scuffing on front and back of case
    • Label #AAC825-011

    Cover pencils by Sal Buscema, inks by Mike Esposito. "Calling Captain Marvel," script by Roy Thomas, pencils by Sal Buscema, inks by Mike Esposito (Joe Gaudioso); Namor comes ashore and attacks Rick Jones who quickly calls upon his alter ego, Captain Marvel. During their battle, Namor suddenly collapses and Rick Jones takes care of him; Namor freaks out again and flees only to be restrained once again by Captain Marvel; During this scuffle, Namor regains his memory and tells Captain Marvel of a molecular polluter that threatens the Earth's waters; They make their way to the device and together prevent its from ever being used. Story takes place between Captain Marvel #21 and Avengers #89. 36 pgs., full color. $0.15. Cover price $0.15.

  • Issue #31
    Sub-Mariner (1968 1st Series) 31
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    • Paper: White
    • Slab: Scuffing on front of case
    • Label #0186845006
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    • Paper: Off white to white
    • Slab: Standard, no notable issues
    • Label #3818959020
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    • Water spot.

    Cover art by Sal Buscema. "Attuma Triumphant," script by Roy Thomas, art by Sal Buscema; Triton and Stingray meet each other as they investigate a ship that was apparently sunken by Atlanteans in the name of Namor; Namor, also interested in this ship, confronts them and a misunderstanding leads to a battle; Attuma, who set the trap, catches them off guard and captures them; Attuma is using human prisoners and a captured Atlantean scientist to burrow underneath Manhattan in hopes of launching a surprise assault; Namor, Stingray, and Triton free themselves and overwhelm Attuma and bring an end to his scheme. 36 pgs., full color. $0.15. Cover price $0.15.

  • Issue #32
    Sub-Mariner (1968 1st Series) 32
    Auction opens October 4
    • Paper: White
    • Slab: Standard, no notable issues
    • Label #3818959009

    Cover art by Sal Buscema. "Call Her Llyra, Call Her Legend," script by Roy Thomas, pencils by Sal Buscema, inks by Jim Mooney; Seeking an undersea ally, Namor makes his way to the undersea realm of Lemuria; Namor meets Llyra, the empress of Lemuria, who has overthrown Karthon; She tells him of her origin in hopes of persuading him to join her conquest of the sea; Namor wants nothing to do with it and is caught off guard and captured; Namor meets Llyra's sister, Laurie, who frees him; Namor battles with the sea creatures Llyra can control and their battle ends in her death; However, Llyra changes back to Laurie and he realized that they both shared one body; Namor meets her mother and learns that it was her that had actually freed him. 36 pgs., full color. $0.15. Cover price $0.15.

  • Issue #34
    Sub-Mariner (1968 1st Series) 34
    • 3 1/2" Cumulative spine split. Centerfold detached.
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    • Centerfold detached at one staple.
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    Auction opens October 4
    • Water damage.
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    • 1" Cumulative spine split. Minor mold spots.

    Cover by Sal Buscema. "Titans Three!" part one of two, script by Roy Thomas, pencils by Sal Buscema, inks by Jim Mooney; Sub-Mariner, Silver Surfer and the Hulk help the citizens of a small Central American country overthrow El General; Prelude (with #35) to 1st Defenders story. 36 pgs., full color. $0.15. Cover price $0.15.

  • Issue #36
    Sub-Mariner (1968 1st Series) 36

    Cover by Sal Buscema. "What the Gods Have Joined Together," script by Roy Thomas, pencils by Sal Buscema, inks by Bernie Wrightson; Namor seeks out Proteus to preside over his marriage to Lady Dorma; They return to Atlantis to face an invasion force of Attuma's barbarians. Namor and his forces drive them off with some help from Lemurian forces who have come to Atlantis to attend the wedding; Namor destroys Attuma's supreme weapon and defeats Attuma in combat; Namor then turns his attention to his wedding and awaits Lady Dorma at the altar; They are married, but as it turns out, Llyra was posing as Lady Dorma and announces herself as queen of Atlantis. 36 pgs., full color. $0.15. Cover price $0.15.

  • Issue #37
    Sub-Mariner (1968 1st Series) 37
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    Cover by Sal Buscema. "The Way To Dusty Death," script by Roy Thomas, pencils by Ross Andru, inks by Mike Esposito; Proteus denounces Llyra's claim as queen and wife to Namor and she flees to her hideout where she has Lady Dorma captive; Before he's able to pursue her or search for Lady Dorma, Namor uncovers a plot by his chief scientist Ikthon to aid Attuma in an assault against Atlantis; Namor is forced to choose Atlantis over Lady Dorma and defeats Attuma's latest attack; The traitorous Ikthon helps Namor locate Lady Dorma, but Llyra kills her before he is able to rescue her. 36 pgs., full color. $0.15. Cover price $0.15.

  • Issue #40
    Sub-Mariner (1968 1st Series) 40

    Cover pencils by George Tuska and John Romita (alterations), inks by Frank Giacoia and John Romita (alterations). "Under the Name of Ritual," script by Roy Thomas (uncredited) and Gerry Conway, pencils by Gene Colan, inks by Sam Grainger and Marie Severin (uncredited); Lady Tuvia leads Namor and Spider-Man to the land of the Black Sea People where she's hoping that Namor will stand as her champion; Namor, duty bound, agrees to take on Turalla the Mad who is hoping to lead his people into battle against Atlantis; With a bit of Spider-Man's help, Namor defeats Turalla and restores order to the Black Sea People; Tuvia then uses her magic to return them both to New York City. Story continues from Daredevil #77. Letter from comics editor Bob Rozakis. 36 pgs., full color. $0.15. Cover price $0.15.

  • Issue #41
    Sub-Mariner (1968 1st Series) 41

    Cover by George Tuska and Marie Severin (alterations). "Whom the Sky Would Destroy!", script by Gerry Conway, pencils by George Tuska, inks by Sam Grainger; Aunt Serr and the Rock capture Namor and imprison him. Senator Winters tells Walter and Diane that he'll try to get a pardon for Namor; Aunt Serr orders Lucile to kill Namor. 36 pgs., full color. $0.15. Cover price $0.15.

  • Issue #42
    Sub-Mariner (1968 1st Series) 42

    Last 15c cover-priced issue. Cover pencils by Gil Kane, inks by Frank Giacoia. "And a House Whose Name... Is Death!", script by Gerry Conway, pencils by George Tuska, inks by Jim Mooney; Namor recovers from his defeat at the hands of the transformed Lucile, but is soon attacked by other monsters from the nearby village; He quickly learns that these monsters are just more of Lucile's Aunt's victims and together they decide to attack the Aunt; Namor storms into the Aunt's house and confronts her while the villagers destroy her machinery; Lucile turns against her aunt and saves Namor from the explosion that kills them all. 36 pgs., full color. $0.15. Cover price $0.15.

  • Issue #43
    Sub-Mariner (1968 1st Series) 43

    52-page giant. Cover pencils by Gil Kane, inks by Frank Giacoia. "Mindquake!", script by Gerry Conway, pencils by Gene Colan, inks by Mike Esposito; Namor, continuing his search for his father, runs into a bunch of sailors who are dumping atomic waste; He stops them and witnesses the death of a lighthouse keeper apparently under the mental influence of someone known as Tuval the Mind Master; Namor makes his way to Boston where he comes across a mysterious cult led by Tuval. Tuval turns his attention to a group of teenagers enjoying an outdoor concert and begins absorbing their youth; Namor defeats Tuval and frees those under his influence, oblivious that one of those freed is his father, Captain Mackenzie. Letter from comics editor Bob Rozakis. 52 pgs., full color. $0.25. Cover price $0.25.

  • Issue #45
    Sub-Mariner (1968 1st Series) 45

    Cover pencils by Gil Kane, inks by Frank Giacoia and Mike Esposito. "And Fire Stalks the Skies," script by Gerry Conway, pencils by Marie Severin, inks by Jim Mooney; Namor faces off against Llyra and Tiger Shark, but their battle is interrupted as the Human Torch shows up; An enraged Namor fights against the Human Torch not knowing that Human Torch wants to help him; Namor defeats the Human Torch and then learns that his father, Leonard Mackenzie, has been kidnapped by Llyra and Tiger Shark. "When the Light Goes Out," script and art by Bill Everett; Namor and the Human Torch team up - or do they? - to face the vengeful Llyra and the man called Tiger Shark; reprints Sub-Mariner Comics # 42. 36 pgs., full color. $0.20. Cover price $0.20.

  • Issue #46
    Sub-Mariner (1968 1st Series) 46

    Cover pencils by Gil Kane, inks by Frank Giacoia. "Even the Noble Die," script by Gerry Conway, pencils by Gene Colan, inks by Mike Esposito; Namor desperately attacks Tiger Shark while Llyra keeps an eye on her prisoner, Leonard Mackenzie, Namor's father; Llyra tires of their battle and captures Namor; Sting-Ray comes to Namor's rescue and they confront Llyra and Tiger Shark; Unfortunately, before Namor can do anything, Tiger Shark kills Mackenzie; They get away while Namor mourns the loss of his father. 36 pgs., full color. $0.20. Cover price $0.20.

  • Issue #47
    Sub-Mariner (1968 1st Series) 47

    Cover pencils by Gil Kane and John Romita (alterations), inks by Bill Everet and John Romita (alterations). "Doomsmasque," script by Gerry Conway, pencils by Gene Colan, inks by Mike Esposito; Namor, without his memories and haunted by the figure of his father, is injured escaping from the authorities and is taken in by a young woman; However, Namor has drawn the attention of Dr. Doom who is well aware of Namor's memory loss and is eager to get him to join his cause; Fortunately, pieces of his memory convince Namor that Doom isn't to be trusted and attacks him; Their battle is stopped by the young woman, Cindy Jones, who took Namor in and Dr. Doom invites them both to the Latverian Embassy; Doom tricks Namor into becoming his ally once again and they head out to attack an A.I.M. installation so that Doom can get his hands on the Cosmic Cube. 36 pgs., full color. $0.20. Cover price $0.20.

  • Issue #49
    Sub-Mariner (1968 1st Series) 49

    Cover pencils by Gil Kane, inks by Frank Giacoia. "The Dreamstone," script by Gerry Conway, pencils by Gene Colan, inks by Frank Giacoia; Namor falls beneath the might of Modok and his androids; Doctor Doom is forced to confront Modok directly; Namor manages to free himself and reach the Cosmic Cube; Doom meets up with him, but Namor has secured the destruction of the Cosmic Cube; They both flee as the Cosmic Cube's explosion destroys the A.I.M. base. 36 pgs., full color. $0.20. Cover price $0.20.

  • Issue #50
    Sub-Mariner (1968 1st Series) 50
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    Cover pencils by Gil Kane, inks by Vince Colletta. "Who Am I?", script and art by Bill Everett; Namor rescues a young woman he perceives to have drowned, but she surprises him and flees; He follows her and ends up in the Antarctic where he's attacked by giant crustaceans; He meets Salamar the Sustainer who shows him Namora's corpse and tells him of her daughter Namorita; Namor battles through the crustaceans and meets Prince Byyrah who has captured Namorita; Llyra joins the fun, but Namor manages to escape with Namorita. 36 pgs., full color. $0.20. Cover price $0.20.

  • Issue #54
    Sub-Mariner (1968 1st Series) 54
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    Cover pencils by Alan Weiss, inks by Joe Sinnott. "Comes Now... the Decision!", script and art by Bill Everett; Namor and Sunfire finally catch up with the Dragon-Lord and they quickly take him down; Sunfire then destroys the Dragon-Lord's base and weapons; Namor leaves behind an annoyed Sunfire whose pride is still demanding retribution against Namor; Namor returns to the cruise ship to rejoin Betty Dean and Namorita and learns that Namorita has already had her first encounter with a boy. "The Mer-Mutants!", script by Mike Friedrich, art by Alan Weiss; Namor encounters some Atlantean Mutants, which attack him out of mistrust; He tries to convince them that his people are enlightened enough to accept them. Golden age reprint from Sub-Mariner Comics (Marvel, 1954 series) #39, "A Lesson In Humility From Namora!", script and art by Bill Everett; When he was 15, Namor is introduced to his cousin Namora by his mother, Princess Fen; However, as they leave the palace, Namor ditches her to play in a sunken submarine with Byrrah and another boy. 36 pgs., full color. $0.20. Cover price $0.20.

  • Issue #55
    Sub-Mariner (1968 1st Series) 55
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    • Paper: White
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    Cover art by Bill Everett. "The Abominable Snow-King," script and art by Bill Everett; The mysterious destruction of a cargo vessel draws the Sub-Mariner's attention; He witnesses a strange assortment of sea creatures recovering the cargo, guided by some unseen hand; He follows them and uncovers the mastermind, Torg the Abominable Snow-King; Namor keeps Torg busy long enough for the survivors of the wreck to be rescued; He then leads Torg into a trap and forever dooms the monstrous creature. Letter to the editor from Two Man Horse graphic artist Eric Kimball. 36 pgs., full color. $0.20. Cover price $0.20.

  • Issue #59
    Sub-Mariner (1968 1st Series) 59
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    Cover inks by Bill Everett and Marie Severin (alterations). "Thunder Over the Seas," script by Bill Everett and Steve Gerber, pencils by Sam Kweskin, inks by John Tartaglione; A pompous and arrogant Atlantean soldier, Lorvex, makes a pass at Tamara who rebukes his advances; She's later caught in a fishing net and eventually brought to New York city; Namor learns of her capture and makes his way there only to be challenged by Thor; Namor engages Thor and quickly learns the full power of the Thunder God; Namor returns home to ponder a full-scale invasion of the surface world. 36 pgs., full color. $0.20. Cover price $0.20.

  • Issue #61
    Sub-Mariner (1968 1st Series) 61

    Cover by Bill Everett. "The Prince and the Pirate," script by Bill Everett and Steve Gerber, pencils by Bill Everett and Win Mortimer, inks by Bill Everett and Jim Mooney; Atlantis celebrates the return of its prince; Namor decides it's time Namorita returns to her undersea realm, but discovers that the plane she was on has been taken hostage; He follows the trail to the Hydrobase where he's attacked by Dr. Hydro and his amphibian men; Dr. Hydro defeats Namor and gloats over him as his invasion force is set to take over Atlantis. Bill Everett passed away after finishing only the first three pages; Completed by Win Mortimer and Jim Mooney. 36 pgs., full color. $0.20. Cover price $0.20.

  • Issue #64
    Sub-Mariner (1968 1st Series) 64
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    Cover pencils by Rich Buckler and John Romita (alterations), inks by Bill Everett and John Romita (alterations). First appearance of the warrior-woman called Virago in "Voyage Into Chaos!", script by Steve Gerber, pencils by Don Heck, inks by Don Perlin; The Council of Elders has decided to segregate the Hydro-Men in a prison camp outside of Atlantis; Namor frees them, and decrees that they should be free to mingle with the Atlantean people; A delegation from another underwater world arrives in Atlantis; They meet with Namor and implore his help as their world has fallen under the tyranny of the warrior queen, Virago. Tales of Atlantis back-up story, "In the Wake of the Warriors!", script by Howard Chaykin and Steve Gerber, pencils by Howard Chaykin, inks by Joe Sinnott. 36 pgs., full color. $0.20. Cover price $0.20.

  • Issue #65
    Sub-Mariner (1968 1st Series) 65

    Cover by John Romita. "The Cry of the She-Beast!", script by Steve Gerber, pencils by Don Heck, inks by Don Perlin; Namor is led into the arena where he confronts his opponent, Virago the warrior queen; She calls upon some mystical force and is transformed into a raging She-Beast!; She attacks Namor and he does his best against her, but Virago proves to be too much for him; She then decides to lead a scout ship across the dimensions and attack Atlantis. Tales of Atlantis back-up story, "The Lurker In the Ruins!", script by Steve Gerber, pencils by Jim Mooney, inks by Frank Chiaramonte. Full-page tribute to Bill Everett, who passed away in February 1973. 36 pgs., full color. $0.20. Cover price $0.20.

  • Issue #67
    Sub-Mariner (1968 1st Series) 67

    Seawinds of Change! Guest-starring Triton and the Fantastic Four. Script by Steve Gerber. Pencils by Don Heck. Inks by Frank Bolle. Cover by John Romita and Mike Esposito. Prince Namor narrowly escapes from the clutches of Orka and the She-Beast! But his wild burst of speed through the ocean sends him careening into a naval vessel loaded with deadly nerve gas! Fortunately Triton is nearby and scoops up the unconscious Sub-Mariner and rushes him to the Baxter Building! The FF are currently in the middle of their own crisis, but Reed volunteers to help! After fighting with Ben and Johnny, the Avenging Son calms down and accepts aid from his occasional (fantastic) adversaries. However the fallout from the nerve gas release for both Namor and Atlantis...is only just beginning! Cameo appearances by Wyatt Wingfoot, Tamara, and Force. Fantastic Four Lineup: Mr. Fantastic, Medusa, Thing, and the Human Torch. (Notes: The Sub-Mariner debuts his new costume. This story takes place between the first and second halves of Fantastic Four 140. Orka returns in Avengers 149. Elements of the story continue in the Super-Villain Team-Up (1975) series. This issue is dedicated to the memory of Bill Everett, the Sub-Mariners creator. The letters page includes an essay from Steve Gerber describing the future plans for the Sub-Mariner series. This story was reprinted in 2002 as part of the Marvel Legends AF reprints.) 32 pages. Cover price $0.20.

  • Issue #70
    Sub-Mariner (1968 1st Series) 70
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    First 25-cent cover price. Cover pencils by Gil Kane, inks by Frank Giacoia. "Namor Unchained!", script by Marv Wolfman, pencils by George Tuska, inks by Vince Colletta; Namor returns to the Hydro base and is irritated by the lack of progress on an antidote for his people; The amphibian scientists believe that an antidote may have survived on a sunken World War II ship; Namor travels down into the depths and begins his search through the many sunken ships at Bikini Atoll; He is attacked by Men-Fish led by the Piranha. Marvel Value Stamp series A #98, The Puppet Master. 36 pgs., full color. $0.25. Cover price $0.25.

  • Issue #71
    Sub-Mariner (1968 1st Series) 71
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    Cover pencils by Gil Kane, inks by Mike Esposito. "Comes the Pirahna," script by Marv Wolfman, pencils by George Tuska, inks by Vince Colletta; Namor evades Piranha and his pets and finds the potential antidote for his poisoned subjects; However, Piranha proves to be a persistent foe and gets his hands on the antidote; Fortunately, Namor recovers the antidote and battles through Piranha and his pets to escape; Piranha's wounds from the battle draw his pets in for the kill. Marvel Value Stamp series A #52, Quicksilver by John Buscema. 36 pgs., full color. $0.25. Cover price $0.25.

  • Issue #72
    Sub-Mariner (1968 1st Series) 72

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    Final issue in series. Cover pencils by Larry Lieber. "From the Void It Came...," script by Steve Skeates, pencils by Dan Adkins, inks by Vince Colletta; A brooding Namor gets into a confrontation with a couple of surface dwellers; They attack Namor which leads to a fight; Then he's attacked by an alien creature and also retaliates against it; The defeated created escapes and Namor is left to wonder what its purpose was. Editorial afterword and final closing notes from Roy Thomas. Marvel Value Stamp series A #100, Galactus by Jack Kirby. The Sub-Mariner next appears in Giant-Size Super-Villain Team-Up #1. 36 pgs., full color. $0.25. NOTE: Aquaman #56 and Sub-Mariner #72 is the infamous hidden DC/Marvel crossover! Writer Steve Skeates, unbeknownst to the editorial staffs of Marvel and DC, creates the very first intercompany crossover between the Big Two. Aquaman battles a creature that at the end of the issue explodes in outer space. A few years later, the very same creature emerges in the Marvel Universe from an explosion in outer space. This has to be one of the most underrated and coolest hidden gems in Comics History. – Odinson, Lone Star Comics Archivist Cover price $0.25.